|La Dame Blanche: Air, Ah, quel plaisir d'étre Soldat - Pierre Cornubert|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for June 2009: A rare classical performance by the French tenor Pierre Cornubert, recorded in July 1908. Cornubert did only record two cylinders for the Edison company in the studio in Paris. Of these two cylinders, this one is the only Opéra comique selection where Pierre Cornubert was a popular artist in his time. Edison Gold Moulded record #18070, from the collection of Stephan Puille.
Keywords: cylinder record; opéra comique; opera comique; comic opera; tenor; edison; classical
|La Donna e Mobile from Rigoletto - Florencio Constantino|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for October 2010: One of the most-liked Edison Grand Opera cylinder series from 1906 by the tenor Florencio Constantino.
Keywords: cylinder record; opera; classical; tenor; rigoletto
|La Traviata: Lorsqu'a de folles amours - Louis Nucelly|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for April 2008: Louis Nucelly sings the II/8: Aria 'Lorsqu'à de folles amours', recorded 1912 in Paris and first released on Edison (wax) Amberol Cylinder #17158.
Keywords: cylinder record; french; opera; classical; verdi; tenor
|Ladybird - Hamilton Hill|
A truly charming selection from a British Sterling Record #559, ca. 1904-08. Performed by the Australian baritone Hamilton Hill.
Keywords: cylinder record; british; australian; baritone; music hall
|Le Barbier de Seville: Air de Figaro - Gabriel Soulacroix|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] intermediate archival release: Gabriel-Valentin Soulacroix was a prolific baritone at the French comic opera. This molded brown wax cylinder likely dates from 1902-03, made at a transition time while the Pathé company was switching to the black wax compositions. This recording features a highly compressed version of the famous piece of Il barbiere di Siviglia composed by Gioachino Rossini...
Keywords: cylinder record; french; brown wax; soulacroix; figaro; barbier de seville; rossini; siviglia; baritone
|Let us not forget - A message to the American people - Thomas Alva Edison|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for September 2009: Through the few recordings that Thomas Alva Edison had made in his lifetime, only one recording made it into the record catalog. This recording, a speech given to the American people after World War 1 had just ended, is today the most well-known recording of Mr. Edison's voice among collectors. Although issued on a 4-minute Blue Amberol cylinder, the speech does only last for 1:47 Minutes...
Keywords: cylinder record; phonograph; edison; let us not forget; speech; spoken word; ww1; world war; great war
|Liberty Bell March - Baldwin's Cadet Band of Boston|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for May 2012: An early performance of John Philip Sousa's popular Liberty Bell March, on a brown wax cylinder from ca. 1895-96 made by the New England Phonograph Co. Baldwin's Band did record a great number of Sousa marches as well as other selections. Their records were also sold by the United States Phonograph Co. The announcement says: "March, The Liberty Bell, played by Baldwin's Cadet Band of Boston", although the announcement is quite faint, t...
Keywords: cylinder recrord; brown wax; band; early; sousa; march; new england
|Liebchen am Bache - Oberbayerische Bauernkapelle|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for January 2014: This Edison Blue Amberol is one of the later German series and was recorded August of 1917. Given that, we can be sure this cylinder never reached the market in Germany at all as the United States had entered World War in April of that same year. The original recording was made on an Edison Diamond Disc and acoustically dubbed to a cylinder master, which was done surprisingly well...
Keywords: cylinder record; edison; german; band; instrumental; blue amberol; 1917
|Lied an den Abendstern (O du mein holder Abendstern) - Rudolf Berger|
Edison Goldguss (Gold Moulded) #15164, Take 3 Recorded in October 1904 in Berlin, Germany. The Announcement says "Lied an den Abendstern, gesungen vom koeniglichen Hofopernsaenger Rudolf Berger, Edison Record." Translated: "Song to the evening star, sung by the royal chamber singer Rudolf Berger, Edison Record." A part of Richard Wagner's Tannhaeuser (often written 'Tannhauser' because of the wrong American spelling caused by ignoring umlauts).
Keywords: cylinder record; german; tannhauser; tannhaeuser; richard wagner
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|Lina Yorke - William Tuson|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for April 2013: The clarinet player William Tuson had a great recording career during the brown wax era, starting as early as 1890. This particular recording dates from 1897 and is, unfortunately unlike most of these early records, in pristine condition. It was recorded for the Columbia Phonograph Company with their recently opened office in New York when they had moved from Washington, DC.
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; clarinet; clarionet; tuson
|Llewellyn March - William A. Moriarity|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for February 2009: A very uncommon dulcimer solo, performed by William Moriarity, recorded in December of 1903.
Keywords: cylinder record; dulcimer; instrumental; march; edison
|Lollypops - Albert Benzler|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for September 2007: Lollypops - an instrumental Xylophone solo, played by Albert Benzler. Edison Gold Moulded cylinder record #9846
Keywords: cylinder record; xylophone; instrumental; band
|Los Diamantes de Corona - Emilia Sánchez & Matilde Herrera|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for May 2010: A quite hard to find Edison Blue Amberol cylinder record of the Mexican series. The particular song, a Spanish Bolero, was composed by Francisco Asenjo Barbieri 1854 in Madrid. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Francisco Asenjo Barbieri (3 August 1823 – 17 or 19 February 1894) was a well-known composer of the popular Spanish opera form, zarzuela...
Keywords: cylinder record; Bolero; Mexican; Spanish; Spain; Duet; Operetta; Latin
|Lumbering Luke (Concertina Solo) - Unknown Performer|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for July 2012: An unknown performer gives a ragtime concertina solo with piano accompaniment in the background. This celluloid 2-minute cylinder was made by the International Phonograph Company in England and was one of the first Edison compatible non-Lambert celluloid cylinders to hit the market. They were all black and would usually have a white plaster core and two brass metal rings inside on each end...
Keywords: cylinder record; concertina; ragtime; solo; british; english; england; indestructible; cylinder